the Buzz for June 1st, 2008


like sands through the hourglass

posted at 11:22 pm by brandon in in a lather

“There’s nothing wrong with being a soap. It’s a perfectly legitimate form. I acted in soap operas in the day, to make my living. I did a lot of those! I remember, I played a cad in one of them. I was trying to seduce a girl… it took us about thirteen weeks in one rumble seat to get anywhere. But it was the same plot as we see on TV now.”


— the estimable Orson Welles, discussing life and art with Merv Griffin mere hours before dying of a heart attack in 1985